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Mulubrhan Balehegn Gebremikael, Ph.D.

Livestock Science and Policy Advisor, North America Region

Gainesville, FL

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Mulubrhan Balehegn Gebremikael Livestock Science and Policy Advisor, North America Region of The Nature Conservancy © TNC

Areas of Expertise

Sustainable livestock production, silvopastures, pastoralism, animal feeds and nutrition


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Mulubrhan Gebremikael is a Livestock Science and Policy Advisor at The Nature Conservancy. He supports a one-year global sustainable livestock project, providing inputs based on his extensive experience and expertise in livestock production systems in developing countries.

Mulubrhan's expertise spans research, research management, and publications in the field of sustainable livestock production. He is passionate about helping smallholder livestock producers in developing countries improve their food security, nutrition, and livelihoods through sustainable livestock intensification.

Mulubrhan holds a Ph.D. in animal nutrition from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway, and a Master’s degree in livestock production and pastoralists development from Mekelle University, Ethiopia. Mulubrhan has received numerous awards, including the Superior Accomplishment Award in Scientific/Technical from the University of Florida in 2022, Best Researcher award at Mekelle University in 2015. His research and innovation on the 'Ficus thonningii silvopastures' in the drylands of northern Ethiopia have been awarded as best climate change innovation by the Ethiopian Ministry of Science in and Technology and the SOS-SAHEL Livelihoods Fund in 2016.

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